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Jack Press




Purpose Multi-Purpose Batch type press for commercial scale operation,
Dewatering Cassava pulp for flour,
Extraction of all kind of oil products
Capacity

Up to 100 Kg of wet product per batch
(10-15 min/batch)

Target client Small-scale commercial user
Advantage Easier to operate,
Movable as a wheel-unit can be attached for transporting it to the field
Greater sideways stability due to improved design,
Provision to transport the press easy with wheels.
Disadvantage Relatively heavy construction,
Durability of hydraulic jack; seals proofed to be weak and therefore alternative pressing defice is required (e.g. "Tanyaika" Jack used for lorries or screw)
Repair and Maintenance Washing
Cost Frame with wooden grids: 150-180US$ (Uganda)
Market potential / Status Currently in use various processing centres in Uganda
Information provided by Post-harvest Group ESARC/NPHP, Uganda

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